Tag: Vancouver Art Gallery

Art Spiegelman: Decades of Groundbreaking Comics

This image of kids with guns has been everywhere in the last week, linked to the Newtown school shootings by the acclaimed American comic artist Art Spiegelman. He reissued his still groundbreaking 1993 New Yorker cover on Facebook with this comment: “Colombine happened in 1999, Newtown in 2012, […]

Beat Nation: Hip Hop, Art and Aboriginal Culture

The Vancouver Art Gallery’s landmark exhibition on Aboriginal Culture features contemporary Aboriginal artists from across the continent. (Above: Dana Claxton, Baby GirlzGottaMustang, 2008, lightjetC-print. Courtesy of the artist & Winsor Gallery.) (Home Page Header: Skeena Reece wearing her regalia as Raven on the Colonial Fleet) – From Taste & […]

Vancouver: Lights Out – Canadian Art in the 1960s

Claude Breeze’s 1964 painting, “Lovers in a Landscape #3 Mandala,” is one of 90 works in the Vancouver Art Gallery’s new exhibit on Canadian modernism in the 1960s. Maxwell Bates, Beautiful B.C., 1966 The tumultuous 1960s shook up Canadian culture, creating new vibrancy in art across the country.   […]